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Malaysia PM says Rohingyas face systematic atrocities

| | Subang | in Sunday Pioneer

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Saturday said Rohingya Muslims face systematic violence, including torture, rape and murder in Myanmar.

Predominantly Muslim Malaysia has spoken out strongly against mostly Buddhist Myanmar over its treatment of its Rohingya minority since violence erupted last October.

In the past 15 days, nearly 3,00,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh after raids by Rohingya militants triggered  a Myanamr security forces crackdown in Rakhine state.

“Based on the reports we have received, (the Rohingya) are discriminated and no mercy is accorded to them,” he told reporters at the Subang Airforce base on the outskirts of the capital Kuala Lumpur.

“Actually, it is done in a planned manner so that they are tortured, discriminated, killed and raped,” he added.

Earlier Najib witnessed the deployment of two airforce cargo planes with food and medical supplies to the port city of Chittagong in Bangladesh. 

 
 
 
 
 

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